When Amanda Johnson began to consult plastic surgeons about breast reconstruction after a double mastectomy, she ran into major difficulties.
"The plastic surgeon I went to was not willing to implant silicone," said Johnson, 52, of San Diego. Johnson, an operating room nurse, knew what happened to saline implants with time. "They become hard as rocks," she said. "When you go to the beach, you have to dig a hole just to put your breasts in when lying down."
Johnson said she was given few...Full Story